IFC Films has decided to open Matteo Garrone‘s Gomorrah, the Italian Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film, in Los Angeles for a one-week award-qualifying run on Friday, 12.19, at the Laemmle Sunset 5. The widely acclaimed crime pic will thereafter be eligible for all categories of the Oscars as well as Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA), National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) and other film critics’ awards. Gomorrrah will re-open theatrically on 2.13.09.